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NAPIERS MARSHMALLOW SKIN SALVE

Active substance(s): MARSHMALLOW ROOT / SLIPPERY ELM BARK / SUBLIMED SULPHUR / ZINC OXIDE

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1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT
IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Marshmallow Skin
Salve is a traditional herbal
medicinal product
containing Marshmallow
root, Slippery Elm bark,
sublimed sulphur and zinc
oxide. For full details see
Section 6.

Important information
about some of
the ingredients in this
medicine

Napiers Marshmallow Skin
Salve is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used for
the symptomatic relief of
minor skin conditions
causing skin irritation such
as dermatitis and mild
eczema, based on
traditional use only.

Avoid contact with eyes or
mucous membrane.

2. BEFORE YOU TAKE
THIS
PRODUCT
Do not use this product
if you:

This product contains
lanolin (wood fat)
cetostearyl alcohol. Which
may cause local skin
reactions (e.g. contact
dermatitis)

3. HOW TO USE THIS
PRODUCT
For cutaneous use only.
Wash hands before and
after use.
Adults, the Elderly and
Children over 12 years
of age: Apply to affected
skin sparingly once at
night and once in the
morning.
If symptoms worsen or
persist after 2 weeks,
consult a doctor or a
qualified health
practitioner.
If you use too much
(overdose).
If you accidentally apply
too much ointment, it is
unlikely to cause any
harm. Excess ointment
can be washed off.

• are under 12 years old
• are pregnant or
breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the
ingredients
• have widespread
redness, oozing or infected
skin sores, or the skin is
broken
If the affected area has
suddenly become inflamed
consult a doctor or a
qualified health
practitioner.

 
 

If you forget to use this
product
If you forget to use this
medicine, use it as soon
as you remember. Then
next use this medicine at
the usual time. 

If you have any questions, or are
unsure of anything, please speak
to your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
No side effects have been
reported with this product.
If you notice any side effect,
please tell your doctor, pharmacist
or qualified healthcare
practitioner.
Making medicines safer
You can help to make medicines
safer by reporting any side-effects
to the Yellow Card Scheme at
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
Alternatively you can get a paper
Yellow Card form from your
doctor’s surgery or a pharmacy, or
call freephone 0808 100 3352
(available 10am-2pm Monday to
Friday).

 

 
 
 
 
5. HOW TO STORE THIS PRODUCT
Do not use this product after the
expiry date. The expiry date is printed
on the label and on the bottom of the
carton.
Do not store above 25ºC. Store in the
original container.
There are no special precautions for
disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and
sight of children.

Traditional Herbal Registration
holder:
Highland Herbs Limited
10 Payne Street
Glasgow G4 0LF

What is Marshmallow?
Marshmallow or marsh mallow is a
pretty flowering herb native to the
British Isles. An extract from the root
is used in making this medicine.

Product manufacturers:
Potters Ltd, Wigan WN5 0JZ

What is Slippery Elm Bark?
Slippery Elm is a species of elm tree
native to eastern North America.
Powder from the bark is used in this
medicine.

6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each 50 g contains:
6.5 % w/w Marshmallow root (Althea
officinalis),
2.5 % w/w Slippery Elm bark (Ulmus
fulva),
1.3 % w/w sublimed sulphur
1.95 % w/w zinc oxide

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Also contains castor oil, chlorophyll
oil-soluble E140, wool fat (lanolin
anhydrous), hard paraffin, cetostearyl
alcohol, Rosemary oil, Eucalyptus oil
and yellow soft paraffin.

 

Traditional Herbal Registration
number: THR 43751/0013

Leaflet revised 21/01/2015  

What is Sublimed Sulphur ?
Sublimed sulphur is a medicinal form
of naturally occurring non-toxic
elemental sulphur, traditionally known
as 'Flowers of Sulphur'. It has been
used in traditional medicine since the
Ancient Egyptians, as recorded in the
Ebers Papyrus (1500 BC)
What is Zinc Oxide?
Zinc oxide is an inorganic non-toxic
compound made from oxidizing zinc, a
naturally occurring metal. It has been
used in traditional medicine since the
ancient Greeks, as recorded by the
Greek physician Dioscorides (40-90
AD).
Further Enquiries
A copy of this leaflet in large format
print is available.
If you would like more information
about this product please contact:
Napiers the Herbalists
24 Tennant Street,
Edinburgh EH6 5ND
Telephone: 0845 002 1860

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

NAPIERS MARSHMALLOW
SKIN SALVE
with Marshmallow root, Slippery Elm
bark, sublimed sulphur and zinc oxide
Please read this leaflet carefully
before you start taking this product.
It contains important information for
you about this product that may affect
you.
Keep this leaflet. You may wish to
read it again.
You must contact a doctor or qualified
healthcare practitioner if your
symptoms do not improve or worsen
during the use of this medicinal
product. If any side effects become
serious, or if you notice side effects
not listed in here, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.
What is in this leaflet?
1. What this product is and what it is
used for.
2. Before you take this product
3. How to take this product
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information
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